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Early Sufism and the Origins of the Halveti Path, C. 900–1400

John J. Curry

in The Transformation of Muslim Mystical Thought in the Ottoman Empire: The Rise of the Halveti Order, 1350-1650

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639236
eISBN:
9780748653225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639236.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the chain of authorities that make up the Halveti silsile. It discusses the spiritual and chronological genealogy of religious figures anchoring the religious legitimacy of ... More


Islam, Christianity and the Mystic Journey: A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640829
eISBN:
9780748653263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640829.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This comparison of Islamic and Christian mysticism focuses on the mystic journey in the two faith traditions — the journey that every believer must make and which leads to the Divine. The author ... More


Mystical Dimensions

Christina Phillips

in Religion in the Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474417068
eISBN:
9781474476737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417068.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores Sufi dialogues in works by Najib Mahfuz. It begins by revisiting Mahfuz’s trilogy, rereading Kamal’s infatuation with ʿAyda in terms of the Sufi’s love affair with God. It ... More


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